03jun7:30 am2:00 pmDAY OF ZENwith Michael Mugaku Zimmerman Roshi

Event Details

June 3, 2023
Artspace Zendo
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Day of Zen with Michael Mugaku Zimmerman is an opportunity for beginners to learn about meditation in a supportive atmosphere. For people familiar with sitting meditation (zazen), a Day of Zen will provide a space for deepening that practice. Meditation practice sitting in a chair is entirely acceptable. You will receive posture and breath instruction — the essence of Zen practice.

Participants will

  • Engage in sitting and walking meditation.
  • Listen to a Dharma talk and receive meditation instruction.
  • Have the opportunity for an individual interview with the teacher (dokusan).
  • Enjoy a healthy and delicious lunch we provide, with a vegetarian option.

$25 TAZ BC Members
$40, other TAZ members
$50 General Admission
$20 Students, <30, & Limited Income
Space is limited. We are unable to offer walk-in registration.

If you are new to Zen, or would like a refresher on the Zendo forms, please arrive by 7:30 am for an orientation session. We’ll review the basic Zendo protocols and sitting instructions from 7:30-7:45 am.

Coffee, tea, and light breakfast items will be available at 7:45. The first sit starts at 8:00 am.

7:30 – 7:45 am Orientation – Zendo Forms
7:45 – 8:00 am Coffee, Tea, Light Breakfast
8:00 am – 1:00 pm Program
1:00 – 2:00 pm Social Lunch

During the Day of Zen program, you may park in visitor spaces (40-59) at the front of the building or in the Macaroni Flats parking lot to the south. Towing/booting is strictly enforced at all times for reserved resident parking in the south lot and in the back of the building. Please pay attention to the signs to identify reserved spaces. Check-in with a greeter to be sure you park in an available space. There is also on-street parking on side streets.


Health Guidelines for this Event

Other Health Guidelines We recommend current COVID vaccination/boosters for everyone. Mask-wearing is optional, per your own preference. If you have any symptoms of respiratory illness, including COVID, a cold, or influenza, please stay home.


(Saturday) 7:30 am - 2:00 pm